Placing a Living Shadow before using Death Mark can give Zed a safe escape from combat.
Saving energy and spell cooldowns until you use your ultimate will maximize Death Mark's damage.
Quickly double tapping Living Shadow will teleport Zed to his shadow immediately for rapid escapes.
If you're in a lane against ranged players, leveling up Meditate can allow you to stay in the lane longer and gain levels faster than they will.
Try using Alpha Strike on a minion in front of an enemy champion so you are placed at a safe distance at the end of the spell.
Wuju Style is very strong early for last hitting minions.
The Zed Master Yi synergy stats shown here demonstrate the areas of his gameplay that do better (or worse) when paired with Master Yi, compared to his overall stats. Significant differences are areas of focus that highlight how his gameplay changes when paired with this other champion.
Overall, Zed sees a large worsening in his KDA (ratio of kills and assists to deaths) when paired with Master Yi. His KDA worsened from NaN to NaN. This negative change shows that Master Yi helps Zed perform worse in competitive League of Legends games. Yet, the small difference shows that this performance change is only marginal.
When Zed tries to synergize with Master Yi, he sees a small decrease in his complete damage output. This difference may demonstrate that Master Yi does not help protection for him to dish out more damage or that his allyship also helps increase the match's duration. Similarly, when Zed is played together with Master Yi on the same side, he usually scores many fewer killing sprees than when he plays on his own. This is contrasting evidence that he is worse when playing synergisticly with Master Yi.
Moreover, when Zed plays with Master Yi on the same side, he usually receives less damage than when he fights alone. Getting dealt not as much damage could indicate that Master Yi does a decent job of covering Zed during teamfights.
There is no universally accepted best champion pairing for Zed that will 100% of the time be his ideal ally. Yet, Master Yi is a very typical ally for Zed. By locking into the same team as Zed, he increases their win rate by 0.8% to 50.0%. This proves that there is not really a strong bond between Zed and Master Yi that results in them performing better together than alone.
Master Yi has a much lower diffuclty than Zed. That means you don't need to be very careful when finding Master Yi teammates to go into battle on the same side as, as they will require a much lower level of skill to be able to work well with you.
Fighting cooperatively, you should expect to witness an overall large increase in your team’s ability to dish out massive AD. When paired, these champions should be able to take down targets with auto-attacks and other AD damage abilities.
Conversely, by grouping Zed and Master Yi together, you may not be providing your other allies very much utility. Plan to bring other champs on your team that fills this relative disparity in their potential.
Regardless of your Master Yi ally's skill level, you should focus on increasing your gold income, staying alive by avoiding foolish fights, and clearing objectives. If you follow these simple suggestions, you will do well, regardless.
To learn all of the intricacies of Zed in order to pair well with Master Yi during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League games, you should continue reading to learn a few extra tricks and insights into this champion pairing. If you use the build and stats shown above, you should grow your win rate by a lot.
The most important items to get in your Zed and Master Yi synergy build consist of Eclipse, Youmuu's Ghostblade, and The Collector. When Zed included at least these three finished items in his build, he performed significantly better as an ally of Master Yi than with many other typical builds. In fact, Zed boasted an average win rate of 50.0% helping carry Master Yi with these items in his kit.
To have the greatest likelihood of defeating your oponents, you should take the Electrocute, Taste of Blood, Eyeball Collection, Ultimate Hunter, Transcendence, and Gathering Storm runes from the Domination and Sorcery rune sets. Of all the rune combinations we have analyed for Zed and Master Yi pairings, this mixture of runes resulted in the greatest win rate. Moreover, these runes gave a 50.0% winrate overall.
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